The Indian mens badminton crew began its marketing campaign within the Thomas Cup males’s crew festival with a commanding 5-0 win in opposition to the Netherlands in a Staff C stumble upon. With the crew returning to complete power with the go back of the highest doubles pair of Satwiksairaj Rankireddy and Chirag Shetty and Kidambi Srikanth again to shape following a couple of disappointments within the Sudirman Cup, India cruised to victory on Sunday evening. Kidambi Srikanth set the ball rolling by way of handing Joran Kweekel a 21-12, 21-14 defeat within the fit performed on Sunday evening.
Rankireddy and Shetty then took to the court docket and made the rating 2-0 with a 21-19, 21-12 win in opposition to Ruben Jille and Ties van der Lecq of the Netherlands.
B Sai Praneeth then sealed victory for India by way of beating Robin Mesman 21-4, 21-12.
India’s 2d doubles pair of MR Arjun and Dhruv Kapila, which had a few excellent outings within the contemporary Sudirman Cup, made it 4-0 with a 21-12, 21-13 win in opposition to Andy Buijk and Brian Wassink of the Netherlands sooner than Sameer Verma finished the blank sweep by way of beating Gijs Duijs 21-6, 21-11.
India are in Staff C with China, the Netherlands and Tahiti as their fighters. The highest two groups will qualify for the knockout rounds of the 16-team festival.
China too had began with a 5-0 rout of Tahiti on Sunday evening.